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Windows 7: Startup Folder Missing - Win 7

27 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7
Startup Folder Missing - Win 7

I've accessed C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs to try to find my startup folder, but it's not there. As I go through the filepath above, the AppData folder is greyed out, but still allows me to click on it and go through the remainder of the filepath. How can I access the startup folder?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jan 2014   #2

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

You could try:
Click on the Orb (start menu)
Right clcik on the All Programs bar
Select Open

That will take you to the top level folder of Start Menu
You should see the Programs folder in the main pane
Open Programs folder
the startup folder might be there


Right clcik on the All Programs bar
Select Open All Users
Open the Programs folder

is Startup there?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jan 2014   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Garcia,

See if typing the command below in the Run (Windows + R) dialog and pressing Enter may open your Startup folder.


Startup Programs - Change

Hope this helps, :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Jan 2014   #4

Windows 7

Brink, that worked. Thank you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jan 2014   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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